Category: Business

Stakeholders Review Mid-Year Performance Of Transit Trade

Stakeholders in the transit sector including Ghana Shippers’ Authority, Ghana Highways Authority, Niger Shippers’ Council, Mali Shippers’ Council, Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)-Customs Division, Burkina Shippers’ Council, Burkina Chamber of Commerce, National Security and the State Insurance Company have reviewed the performance of transit trade for the first half of 2020. […]

Shippers’ Authority, Civil Aviation Authority Commit To Facilitate Trade

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have renewed commitments to facilitate trade by air through regular inter-agency engagements for the benefit of exporters and importers. The two state agencies made the pledge when the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, Benonita Bismarck […]

Zhejiang Seeks Opportunities Vigorously For SMEs Through “Quality Zhejiang Virtual Expo”

In line with the instructions given by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China to establish innovative exhibitions service mode, Zhejiang Provincial Government remains exploring new foreign trade networking solutions on the basis of Internet and big data to getting local export-oriented SMEs out of the negative impact […]

Jandel set to host destination weddings, large events in Appolonia City

Jandel Limited, Ghana’s leading social and corporate events planning company, is set to host destination weddings and large events in Appolonia City this year. Brides and event promoters are already booking dates with Jandel, whose events grounds will feature landscaping and fountains, with space for thousands of revelers. Jandel’s state-of-the-art […]

MainOne kick starts construction of Data Center at Appolonia Industrial Park

MainOne has commenced the construction of its MDXi data center in Appolonia City as part of its regional expansion plans. The new Tier III facility in Appolonia Industrial Park is expected to be ready for service by the end of March 2021. From Appolonia City, MainOne, West Africa’s premier connectivity […]

Keta Port Feasibility Study Begins As GPHA Seals Contract With Consultants

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has commissioned an association of Consultants led by a M/s Sellhorn Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH from Hamburg, Germany. The other consultants are ProTeln Service GmbH, PSP Architekten, Ingenieure and a Ghanaian team from Yogarib Engineering Services Limited. The Parties, GPHA and Sellhorn Ing. executed the consulting […]

GIFF Prez Urges Implementors Of ICUMS To Go Back To Drawing Board To Address Inefficiencies

The President of the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders, Eddy Akrong, has called for implementers of the new Integrated Customs Management System to go back to the drawing board to resolve the challenges that have emerged out of the use of the ICUMS at the ports of Ghana, before fully […]

Chairman Of ICUMS Implementation Calls For Stakeholders To Buy Into UNIPASS To Realise Its Full Benefits

An Assistant Commissioner of Customs and the Commander of Accra Collection, and the Chairman of the Implementation Team of ICUMS, Emmanuel Ohene has called for all stakeholders within the port clearance chain including the trading public to abandon their reluctant attitude towards the change in system in order to fully […]

Fraklin Cudjoe Calls For Data From Feasibility Studies To Prove Unipass Is Superior To GCNet and Westblue

The President of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, has called for government to support its claim that the UNIPASS technology would render an improved integrated customs management system with detailed analytical data from feasibility studies. Speaking on an Eye on Port panel discussion on the Implementation of ICUMS, and the Future […]

Carlos Ahenkorah Projects 30% Increase In Revenue As Benefits Expected From UNIPASS Among Many Others

A Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah, has maintained the resolve of government to implement the new Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) to enable the country achieve its single window objectives stating a 30% projected revenue increase when ICUMS is fully deployed. “UNIPASS from the word go is […]